Most Popular Blawgs Expanded View List View

Blogs 1 - 45 of 1000
Sorted by Popularity | Sort by Name | Sort by Last Post Date
Today | This Week | This Month | All Time |

Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 2

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Sep 3

    Why Did A Top Law School Chancellor Abruptly Resign?

    Why Did A Top Law School Chancellor Abruptly Resign?
    More details in the departure of a prominent dean paint the picture of an overwhelmingly toxic relationship with faculty.
  • Sep 3

    Today’s Tech: ILTACON And IgniteLaw

    Today’s Tech: ILTACON And IgniteLaw
    I know you’ve been inundated with posts about ILTACON 2015 written by my esteemed colleagues here at Above the Law. So for the purpose of this post and to avoid redundancies, I’m going to buck the trend and focus on the wine…
  • Sep 3

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.03.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.03.15
    * Who could be mad at this cute little hamster? Oh, Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner for whom the toy was named... without her consent. [Jezebel] * You like song parodies. So checkout these law-based ones that are "funny to lawyers…
Rank this Week: 3

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 3

    Thursday. Open thread

    Thursday. Open thread
    Here is a new open thread. All topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sep 2

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    I have a list of 50 or so things to do before I move. I'm on number 3. Here's an open thread, all topics welcome. I dumped the spam from the last week. I'll try to check it every night. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Sep 2

    Not Your Average Narcos Review

    Not Your Average Narcos Review
    Did anyone watch "Narcos?" I was not impressed. They should have named it "Narcs" -- it's the story of two U.S. drug agents helping Colombia nab Escobar. It's not the story of Esobar, it's the agents' story, and it's got some... [[ This is a…
Rank this Week: 4

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 3

    More On Law School Tuition Discounting

    More On Law School Tuition Discounting
    Following up on last week's post, Average Private Law School Tuition Discount Approaches 50%: preLaw, Which Law Schools Discount Tuition the Most?: What you see is not what you get when it comes to law school tuition. In fact, the average law…
  • Sep 3

    ABA Names Tanina Rostain 2015 Legal Rebel

    ABA Names Tanina Rostain 2015 Legal Rebel
    Tanina Rostain (Georgetown) has named a 2015 Legal Rebel by the ABA Journal: Professor Tanina Rostain has made a 180-degree turn in her work on the ethics of lawyering. For nearly 20 years she pushed to reform organizational pressures that…
  • Sep 3

    Registration Is Open For Inaugural International Conference on Taxpayer Right

    Registration Is Open For Inaugural International Conference on Taxpayer Right
    Registration is now open for the Inaugural International Conference on Taxpayer Rights in Washington, D.C. on November 18-19, 2015 (agenda): The National Taxpayer Advocate of the Internal Revenue Service is convening the Inaugural…
Rank this Week: 5

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    FDLE agent gets five-day suspension, already served, in mortgage case

    FDLE agent gets five-day suspension, already served, in mortgage case
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Kathy Smith, a Key West-based Florida Department of Law Enforcement agent who had been suspended with pay since November 2014 following allegations of mortgage fraud, received a five-day suspension without pay from Aug.…
  • Sep 3

    Guilty Plea in Alabama Foreclosure Bid-Rigging Case

    Guilty Plea in Alabama Foreclosure Bid-Rigging Case
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Michael P. Barbour, a southern Alabama business man pled guilty for his role in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in southern Alabama.  Barbour admitted to…
  • Sep 3

    Father and Son Indicted Short Sale Buy-Back Scheme

    Father and Son Indicted Short Sale Buy-Back Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. George Bussanich Sr., 56, Park Ridge, New Jersey, and his son, George Bussanich Jr., 35, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, were arrested for engaging in a short sale buy-back scheme that used straw buyers and…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 13

    Sex Offender Enactments Database

    Sex Offender Enactments Database
    Original Article This looks like an excellent resource for those who want to watch the sex offender laws. Sex offender policies continue to be on state legislative agendas. Some enactments respond to the federal Sex Offender Registration…
  • Jul 5

    How was your 4th?

    How was your 4th?
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Jeffrey: So it's the 4th of July once again. How do you feel about it? I'm sitting at home alone and feeling like an outsider. I don't…
  • Jul 5

    FL - American Horror

    FL - American Horror
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Mike: Megan's law is a sickening display of American law. After finding myself "tricked" by the state of Florida into becoming a…
Rank this Week: 7

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Sep 3

    Tony Blair loses challenge against Daily Mail story – The Guardian

    Tony Blair loses challenge against Daily Mail story – The Guardian
    ‘The Independent Press Standards Organisation has rejected a complaint from Tony Blair seeking a retraction of a Daily Mail article that accused him of trying to “wriggle out” of an investigation by a committee of…
  • Sep 3

    High Court expedites hearing of contract dispute between Cornwall and BT – Local Government Lawyer

    High Court expedites hearing of contract dispute between Cornwall and BT – Local Government Lawyer
    The High Court will in December hold an expedited hearing of a dispute between Cornwall Council and BT over whether the local authority was entitled to terminate a major contract for material breach. Full story Local Government Lawyer, 2nd…
  • Sep 3

    Husband wins divorce fight over £20m car collection – The Guardian

    Husband wins divorce fight over £20m car collection – The Guardian
    ‘A solicitor representing a man who won a high court battle with his estranged wife over the ownership of a £20m classic car collection has praised the judge’s ruling.’ Full story The Guardian, 2nd September 2015…
Rank this Week: 8

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Sep 3

    Blutman on Customary International Law

    Blutman on Customary International Law
    László Blutman (University of Szeged - Faculty of Law) has posed Law in Mind: Towards an Explanatory Framework for Customary International Law (Hungarian Yearbook of International Law and European Law 2014. Eleven Publishing, The Hague…
  • Sep 3

    Strang on Originalism & the Declaration of Independence

    Strang on Originalism & the Declaration of Independence
    Lee J. Strang (Georgetown Center for the Constitution) has posted Originalism's Subject Matter: Why the Declaration of Independence Is Not Part of the Constitution (Southern California Law Review, Vol. 89, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
  • Sep 3

    Steinhoff on the Uselessness of Ideal Theory

    Steinhoff on the Uselessness of Ideal Theory
    Uwe Steinhoff (The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration) has posted The Uselessness of Rawls's 'Ideal Theory' on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Over the years a few authors have argued that Rawls’s ideal…
Rank this Week: 9

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Sep 3

    [Sasha Volokh] Cato’s Constitution Day on Thursday, September 17

    [Sasha Volokh] Cato’s Constitution Day on Thursday, September 17
    Cato’s 14th Annual Constitution Day event will be two weeks from now: Thursday, September 17, at Cato’s offices in Washington, D.C. Here’s a link to the site, so you can register. I’ll be on the 2:15-3:30 panel on…
  • Sep 3

    [Sasha Volokh] Wrapping up judicial non-delegation

    [Sasha Volokh] Wrapping up judicial non-delegation
    I’ve recently been blogging about my new article, The Inherent-Powers Corollary: Judicial Non-Delegation and Federal Common Law, which I’ve posted to SSRN. Here’s a link to my last post, which contains the links to all…
  • Sep 3

    [David Post] In a dark corner of the Trans-Pacific Partnership lurks some pretty nasty copyright law

    [David Post] In a dark corner of the Trans-Pacific Partnership lurks some pretty nasty copyright law
    The extent to which our international obligations interact with — and may sometimes override — domestic law is a pretty fascinating one, and is, for any number of pretty obvious reasons, increasingly in the news. Here’s a…
Rank this Week: 10

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 3

    HRW: Turkish police abuse rebel detainee

    HRW: Turkish police abuse rebel detainee
    [JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] accused [news report] Turkish police of “disturbing abuse” Wednesday for their actions towards detainees in the renewed conflict with the Kurdish rebel forces [BBC…
  • Sep 3

    ASCA: Over 80,000 US prisoners in solitary confinement

    ASCA: Over 80,000 US prisoners in solitary confinement
    [JURIST] The Association of State Correctional Administrators (ASCA) [official website], in partnership with the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program at Yale Law School [website] released [press release] a report [PDF] Wednesday estimating…
  • Sep 3

    UN: France soldier accused of sex abuse in Central African Republic

    UN: France soldier accused of sex abuse in Central African Republic
    [JURIST] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein [official profile] announced [press release] Thursday that UN workers were informed on August 30 that a teenage girl in the Central African Republic (CAR) [BBC…
Rank this Week: 11

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    LEASING TO FARMS

    LEASING TO FARMS
    Department of Environmental Protection and Watershed Agricultural Council Celebrate 100th Farm Lease on Water Supply Property Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Emily Lloyd was recently joined by leaders from the…
  • Sep 3

    HOW'S TRUMP FARING WITH GOP WOMEN?

    HOW'S TRUMP FARING WITH GOP WOMEN?
    Trump Favorability Among Women Typical for GOP Candidates by Stephanie Marken Story Highlights Trump's favorability among women unchanged after debate Female Republicans less favorable than male Republicans toward GOP…
  • Sep 3

    WHY WE USE SUGAR

    WHY WE USE SUGAR
    Five reasons why sugar is added to food Institute of Food Technologists CHICAGO--From a food science and technology perspective, sugar (sucrose) plays several roles when it comes to the functional properties in food. In the…
Rank this Week: 12

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

Covers renewable energy, green technology, green building, climate change, and financial incentives.

http://sustainability-counsel.com
  • Feb 7

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

    All Good Things Must Come To An End
    As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, and our blog is no different.  We have enjoyed nearly four years of blogging, but now it’s time to turn our attention to new endeavors and new outlets. … Continue…
  • Dec 20

    LEED® Certification Milestone

    LEED® Certification Milestone
    Read more about an important milestone for LEED®. Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Esq.  Filed under: Green Building Tagged: Green Building, LEED®, Sustainability Practices, USGBC
  • Dec 8

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day
    Under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), GSA is required to evaluate green building certification systems for use by federal agencies every five years.  Recently, the U.S. General Service Administration (GSA)…
Rank this Week: 13

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Sep 2

    Judge to Decide if Louisiana Can Ban Planned Parenthood from Medicaid

    Judge to Decide if Louisiana Can Ban Planned Parenthood from Medicaid
    Lawyers representing Louisiana and a regional affiliate of Planned Parenthood are facing off in federal court on Wednesday on the question of whether the state can ban the group from receiving Medicaid dollars.
  • Sep 2

    AM Roundup: State Department Strained by Clinton Lawsuit

    AM Roundup: State Department Strained by Clinton Lawsuit
    Law Blog rounds up the morning’s legal news.
  • Sep 1

    Uber Driver Lawsuit Just Got a Lot Bigger

    Uber Driver Lawsuit Just Got a Lot Bigger
    In a case that could potentially upend Uber's business model, a federal judge in California said a labor lawsuit against the ride-hailing company over how it classifies and pays its drivers can proceed as a class action.
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 3

    International Students in the United State

    International Students in the United State
    “SEVIS by the Numbers,” a quarterly report on international students studying in the United States, was released Thursday, Sept. 3 by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), part of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s…
  • Sep 3

    "Home" by Warsan Shire

    "Home" by Warsan Shire
    "Home" by Warsan Shire is your must read of the day. It offers a powerful message in the wake of the widely-publicized photo of 3-year old Aylan Kurdi's body, washed upon the shores of Turkey. Shire writes: you have to...
  • Sep 3

    New Americans Campaign Celebrates Citizenship Day

    New Americans Campaign Celebrates Citizenship Day
    In September, hundreds of lawful permanent residents throughout the country will take the first step towards becoming United States citizens by attending free or low-cost events as part of the New Americans Campaign. This month, New Americans…
Rank this Week: 16

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 17

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 18

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Sep 3

    So much for that U.S. Supreme Court victory

    So much for that U.S. Supreme Court victory
    So much for that U.S. Supreme Court victory: This past April, in a case captioned Rodriguez v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the convicted defendant who was challenging his extended traffic stop detention for…
  • Sep 3

    "Kim Davis found in contempt; taken into custody"

    "Kim Davis found in contempt; taken into custody"
    "Kim Davis found in contempt; taken into custody": The Louisville Courier-Journal has this news update. And The Associated Press reports that "Judge jails Kentucky clerk for refusing marriage licenses."
  • Sep 3

    "Washington Supreme Court rules against Backpage.com"

    "Washington Supreme Court rules against Backpage.com"
    "Washington Supreme Court rules against Backpage.com": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "The Washington Supreme Court has ruled in favor of three young girls who sued Backpage.com after they were sold as prostitutes on the…
Rank this Week: 19

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Sep 2

    Federal Judge Permits Uber Class Action

    Federal Judge Permits Uber Class Action
    In a detailed, 68-page decision a federal district court in the Northern District of California permitted a class action to proceed against Uber on the question of whether drivers are employees or independent contractors. The decision, issued…
  • Sep 1

    EEOC Finds "Continuing Pattern" of Pay Discrimination at U. Denver Law School

    EEOC Finds "Continuing Pattern" of Pay Discrimination at U. Denver Law School
    The Denver Post reported yesterday that the EEOC has threatened to sue the University of Denver's law school over what the commission calls a "continuing pattern" of paying female professors less than their male colleagues. In a…
  • Sep 1

    Contracting Out of Public Policy

    Contracting Out of Public Policy
    A doctor, upset about the outcome of a pregnancy, threatened to report to the hospital the conduct of certain nurses whom he thought had contributed to the death of the baby. He also disclosed to the mother what he believed...
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 3

    Ways To Reduce Estate Planning Stre

    Ways To Reduce Estate Planning Stre
    Setting up an estate plan can be a stressful task for many people that are living busy lives. Planning for death can be a morbid topic and people will often procrastinate on making important decisions. It is very important to...
  • Sep 3

    A Large Number Of Americans Squander Their Inheritance

    A Large Number Of Americans Squander Their Inheritance
    In the near future a massive amount of wealth, estimated to be in the trillions, is going to transfer from one generation to the next. There are many people who are not prepared to receive an inheritance. This article discusses...
  • Sep 3

    CLE On Keeping the Family Business in the Family

    CLE On Keeping the Family Business in the Family
    The American Bar Association is presenting a CLE entitled, Keeping the Family Business in the Family, Tuesday October 6, 2015, 12:00-1:30pm Central, online. Here are some details about the event: JOIN THE SECTION & SAVE! ABA Members join…
Rank this Week: 21

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Sep 3

    Learning from Unrealized versus Realized Price

    Learning from Unrealized versus Realized Price
    Kathleen Ngangoue and Georg Weizsacker are Learning from Unrealized versus Realized Prices. ABSTRACT: Our market experiment investigates the extent to which traders learn from the price, differentiating between situations where orders are…
  • Sep 3

    Prices, Profits, and Preference Dependence

    Prices, Profits, and Preference Dependence
    Yongmin Chen, University of Colorado at Boulder and Michael Riordan, Columbia University explore Prices, Profits, and Preference Dependence. ABSTRACT: We develop a new approach to discrete choice demand for differentiated products, using…
  • Sep 3

    'Private Enforcement of Competition law, The Hidden Story Part II: Competition Litigation Settlements in the UK, 2008-2012

    'Private Enforcement of Competition law, The Hidden Story Part II: Competition Litigation Settlements in the UK, 2008-2012
    Barry J Rodger, University of Strathclyde, examines Private Enforcement of Competition law, The Hidden Story Part II: Competition Litigation Settlements in the UK, 2008-2012. ABSTRACT: In the UK, competition law disputes which are made…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    EEOC Complaint Alleges Failure To Accommodate Muslim Flight Attendant

    EEOC Complaint Alleges Failure To Accommodate Muslim Flight Attendant
    According to Michigan Radio, a complaint was filed this week with the EEOC by  Charee Stanley, a Muslim flight attendant now on unpaid leave from ExpressJet.  When Stanley converted to Islam two years ago, she arranged for fellow…
  • Sep 3

    Case Again Examines NLRB Jurisdiction Over Religious College

    Case Again Examines NLRB Jurisdiction Over Religious College
    Last year in the Pacific Lutheran University case, the National Labor Relations Board developed a new test for when it will assert jurisdiction over a religiously-affiliated college. Even if the college holds itself out as providing a…
  • Sep 2

    Suit Charges Pet Store Chain With Discrimination Against Persian

    Suit Charges Pet Store Chain With Discrimination Against Persian
    Courthouse News Service reports on a discrimination lawsuit filed against Petco Animal Supplies Stores for refusing to sell goldfish to individuals of Persian descent who want to use the fish to celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New…
Rank this Week: 23

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Sep 3

    Kim Davis (not Jim or Garfield) jailed for contempt

    Kim Davis (not Jim or Garfield) jailed for contempt
    Judge David Bunning has held Kim Davis in contempt and had her jailed. Bunning apparently pointed to the fact that members of the public are raising money to cover the fines (damn crowd-funding) as evidence that fines alone would not work.…
  • Sep 3

    Affirmative consent and switching the burden of proof

    Affirmative consent and switching the burden of proof
    I have been thinking a lot about affirmative consent in sex cases. I understand why advocates want affirmative consent as a policy matter; certainly, people should ensure that they are only having sex with partners who actually want to be…
  • Sep 3

    Tinkering with the machinery of marriage

    Tinkering with the machinery of marriage
    Jonathan Adler explains why Kim Davis cannot, and should not be able to, use her personal religious beliefs to refuse to issue licenses to same-sex couples; if her conscience prevents her from doing this, she must resign. Adler points to a…
Rank this Week: 24

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Sep 2

    Colloquia/Workshops (Gainesville, FL)

    Colloquia/Workshops (Gainesville, FL)
    University of Florida Levin College of Law Yaric Brauner, University of Florida Levin College of Law to present BEPS Matter
  • Sep 2

    Polar Law Symposium — Fairbanks & Anchorage, AK

    Polar Law Symposium — Fairbanks & Anchorage, AK
    The Eighth Polar Law Symposium, The Science, Scholarship and Practice of Polar Law: Strengthening Arctic Peoples and Places, will be held Sept. 23-26, 2015, in Fairbanks (Sept. 23-24) and Anchorage...
  • Sep 2

    Public Universities & Colleges — Portland, OR

    Public Universities & Colleges — Portland, OR
    The Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, University of Oregon, presents Oregon’s Public Universities and Colleges: Facing the Challenge Sept. 16, 2015, 1-6 pm. The event includes a panel...
Rank this Week: 26

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 27

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    Briefly: In her column for The New York Times, Linda Greenhouse discusses what she describes as a new phenomenon of conservative judges taking a broader approach to standing, as well as what role that phenomenon might play in Fisher v.…
  • Sep 2

    Event announcement

    Event announcement
    On September 30, the American University Washington College of Law Program on Law and Government and the Law and Government Society will host a panel discussion on the upcoming Supreme Court Term.  Speakers will include Elizabeth Wydra…
  • Sep 2

    When is a Supreme Court victory not a win?

    When is a Supreme Court victory not a win?
    Two years ago, an Alabama county succeeded in persuading the Supreme Court to strike down a major part of the federal Voting Rights Act, easing that county’s legal duties considerably, but a federal appeals court has now…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 3

    AODA, the Customer Service Standard, and Service Animals: Part 2- What Is Required?

    AODA, the Customer Service Standard, and Service Animals: Part 2- What Is Required?
    This is Part 2 in a series looking at the requirements related to “service animals” under the Accessibility Standards for Customer Service, Ontario Regulation 429/07 (the “Standards”) of the Accessibility for Ontarians…
  • Sep 3

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Beggs and Kauffman on Alternative Legal Career Path

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Beggs and Kauffman on Alternative Legal Career Path
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
  • Sep 3

    Fighting Hate Speech

    Fighting Hate Speech
    The Quebec government tabled Bill 59, An Act to enact the Act to prevent and combat hate speech and speech inciting violence and to amend various legislative provisions to better protect individuals on June 10, 2015. The Bill prohibits…
Rank this Week: 29

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Will Impulse shoppers be Impulsive? CJEU gives guidance

    Will Impulse shoppers be Impulsive? CJEU gives guidance
    Five-and-a-bit months after the Opinion of Advocate General Wahl was published in Case C-125/14, [here, with Katnote here] in Iron & Smith Kft v Unilever NV, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has delivered…
  • Sep 2

    Wednesday whimsie

    Wednesday whimsie
    Never too late!  On the Monday of every week this weblog publishes a "Never Too Late ..." feature in which it summarises, complete with links, the topics covered in the previous week's Katposts.  This week was no exception.…
  • Sep 2

    Point: The Economist is Infallible - Patents need to be questioned

    Point: The Economist is Infallible - Patents need to be questioned
    In good, old high-school debate style, Neil and I are doing a point-counterpoint.  The dividing line? This Economist article from August 8th. The article kicks off with the fundamental economic question for IP - how does it…
Rank this Week: 30

The Am Law Daily

The Am Law Daily

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence. From The American Lawyer.

http://amlawdaily.typepad.com/amlawdaily/
  • May 4

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home
    If you're looking for news about the business of law as practiced by the biggest, wealthiest law firms in the United States and the rest of the world, and stories about the lawyers who work at those firms, please visit the newly redesigned Am…
  • Apr 23

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal
    The British mobile phone service provider will acquire business telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.
  • Apr 23

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal
    Nestle will acquire pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's infant nutrition business to expand its own global presence in the formula market. Mayer Brown, Skadden, Clifford Chance, and DLA Piper all have roles on the transaction.
Rank this Week: 31

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 2

    Institute for Digital Archaeology

    Institute for Digital Archaeology
    “Digital archaeology represents the natural evolution of classical archaeology, permitting researchers to look at ancient objects in a whole new way, to uncover hidden inscriptions, invisible paint lines, the faintest palimpsests.…
  • Sep 2

    News Content, Investor Misreaction, and Stock Return Predictability

    News Content, Investor Misreaction, and Stock Return Predictability
    Hadzic, Muris and Weinbaum, David and Yehuda, Nir, News Content, Investor Misreaction, and Stock Return Predictability (September 2015). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2653920 “Using a large dataset of news…
  • Sep 2

    2015 on its way to record number of acres consumed by fire in US

    2015 on its way to record number of acres consumed by fire in US
    National Inter Agency Fire Center, September 2, 2015: “The majority of the large fire activity continues throughout Idaho, Montana and Washington. Nationally, 56 large fires burned 1,961,095 acres. No new large fires were reported and…
Rank this Week: 32

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 33

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 34

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 35

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
Rank this Week: 36

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Sep 3

    Affirmative Consent and Burden Shifting

    Affirmative Consent and Burden Shifting
    Tamara Rice Lave has a thoughtful post at Prawfsblawg about affirmative consent standards in sexual assault cases. She contends that application of such standards amount to a burden shift to the defendant. From her post: The case I am…
  • Sep 2

    No Questions Asked

    No Questions Asked
    In going through what happened to the original parchments of the Bill of Rights, I’ve come across another oddity that I’d like to share. The Library of Congress and the New York Public Library both hold originals from 1789.…
  • Sep 2

    Handshakes and Smiles: Founder Feuds from Snapchat to Facebook

    Handshakes and Smiles: Founder Feuds from Snapchat to Facebook
    In 2011, Frank Reginald “Reggie” Brown, IV was an English major at Stanford University, living in the Kimball Hall dormitory. There Brown conceived of an idea for a mobile device application that would let people send…
Rank this Week: 37

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Sep 3

    Canadian Whistle-Blowing Legislation

    Canadian Whistle-Blowing Legislation
    Frederic St-Martin has published Measuring the Effectiveness of Canadian Whistleblowing Law as his master's thesis (International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA)). Here is the abstract. Due to the increasing complexity of modern organizations,…
  • Sep 3

    Australia's Data Retention Law

    Australia's Data Retention Law
    Graham Greenleaf, University of New South Wales, Faculty of Law, has published Going Against the Flow: Australia Enacts a Data Retention Law at 134 Privacy Laws & Business International Report 26-28 (2015). Here is the abstract. After the…
  • Sep 3

    Public Institutions and the Law of Defamation

    Public Institutions and the Law of Defamation
    Hilary Young, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Faculty of Law, has published Public Institutions as Defamation Plaintiffs. Here is the abstract. It is reasonably well settled in Canadian common law that governments cannot bring…
Rank this Week: 38

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Sep 3

    Where’s Bernie?

    Where’s Bernie?
    Where Bernie Sanders stands on the issues. Where there are Bernie Sanders events near you. Backstory on above.
  • Sep 3

    U Miami Security Self-Surveillance App: Clever or Creepy?

    U Miami Security Self-Surveillance App: Clever or Creepy?
    UGuardian App :: UMPD Campus Safety: Miami has a new app which lets users phone quickly for campus cops, and also set a time to get from one place to another, during which ‘friends’ can monitor progress. And if the ……
  • Sep 2

    Trump in Your Head

    Trump in Your Head
    Folks from Miami make a video about Donald Trump: Could be better, but it’s a start and it has its moments. The Miami Herald has more details about whodunnit.
Rank this Week: 39

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 40

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 2

    ESIL/PluriCourts Women in International Law Happy Hour

    ESIL/PluriCourts Women in International Law Happy Hour
    Friday 11 September 2015, from 17:30 to 19:30 Location: Domus Media, Kjerka (University of Oslo) Professor Cecilia M. Bailliet and Assistant Professor Chiara Giorgetti warmly welcome women interested in studying or practicing International…
  • Aug 22

    Read On! Starvation as a Weapon – Domestic Policies of Deliberate Starvation as a Means to an End under International Law

    Read On! Starvation as a Weapon – Domestic Policies of Deliberate Starvation as a Means to an End under International Law
    Simone Hutter, Starvation as a Weapon – Domestic Policies of Deliberate Starvation as a Means to an End under International Law, Brill / Nijhoff 2015 The media’s fondness for images of cracked earth and withered crops gives…
  • Aug 22

    Introducing Simone Hutter

    Introducing Simone Hutter
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Simone Hutter as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Simone is a legal analyst who supports ECOFACT’s environmental and social due diligence team with her expertise in human rights. Prior to…
Rank this Week: 41

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Sep 3

    The Feds Need a Warrant to Spy With Stingrays From Now On

    The Feds Need a Warrant to Spy With Stingrays From Now On
    The federal government can no longer use controversial stingray devices to track mobile phone users without a warrant. The post The Feds Need a Warrant to Spy With Stingrays From Now On appeared first on WIRED.
  • Sep 3

    Chrysler Catches Flak for Patching Hack Via Mailed USB

    Chrysler Catches Flak for Patching Hack Via Mailed USB
    The company is asking its users to commit a security sin: Plugging a USB drive they receive in the mail into a sensitive computer. The post Chrysler Catches Flak for Patching Hack Via Mailed USB appeared first on WIRED.
  • Sep 3

    Snowden: Others Get Prosecuted for What Hillary Clinton Did

    Snowden: Others Get Prosecuted for What Hillary Clinton Did
    If anyone but Hillary Clinton had used a personal email server to send reportedly classified material, they would be prosecuted and lose their security clearance, Edward Snowden says. The post Snowden: Others Get Prosecuted for What Hillary…
Rank this Week: 42

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Truck Drivers and Uninsured Motorist

    Truck Drivers and Uninsured Motorist
    Big rig trucks are dangerous.  They cause serious injuries and they kill people.  Our law firm is currently handling 5 wrongful death truck accident cases. It is beyond awful. I think we have established this fact on this blog.…
  • Sep 1

    Facebook Discovery on Steroid

    Facebook Discovery on Steroid
    Facebook discovery is all the rage amongst defense lawyers in personal injury cases.  The reason is twofold.  First, it gets defense lawyers access to information that might lead to admissible evidence that could diminish a…
  • Aug 4

    When Do You Call an Accident Reconstructionist?

    When Do You Call an Accident Reconstructionist?
    Let me start off by saying I’m generally skeptical of the benefits of an accident reconstructionist as an expert witness in most car accident cases. Why?  Generally, I think in most liability dispute cases, jurors feel like they…
Rank this Week: 43

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Sep 1

    Canadian Music Industry Hit With Competition Complaint Over Public Domain Recording

    Canadian Music Industry Hit With Competition Complaint Over Public Domain Recording
    Earlier this year, I wrote about the secret campaign by major record labels and publishers to stop the release of public domain recordings, most notably Beatles records that outsold the offerings from major label records at retail giant…
  • Aug 25

    Senate Reports Give a Glimpse of Potential Future Digital Policie

    Senate Reports Give a Glimpse of Potential Future Digital Policie
    The trial of Senator Mike Duffy featured several notable revelations last week about the inner workings of the Prime Minister's Office. One of the most important was found in a 2013 memo written by former chief of staff Nigel Wright that…
  • Aug 25

    Senate Reports Give a Glimpse of Potential Future Digital Policie

    Senate Reports Give a Glimpse of Potential Future Digital Policie
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on August 22, 2015 as Senate Reports Give a Glimpse of Potential Future Digital Policies The trial of Senator Mike Duffy featured several notable revelations last week about the inner workings of the Prime…
Rank this Week: 44

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Sep 1

    Peacekeepers in the Sky: The Use of Unmanned Unarmed Aerial Vehicles for Peacekeeping

    Peacekeepers in the Sky: The Use of Unmanned Unarmed Aerial Vehicles for Peacekeeping
    The ICT4Peace Foundation just released an excellent report by Helena Puig Larrauri and Patrick Meier on the use of UAVs for peacekeeping operations. My foreword is reproduced below. The full report can be accessed here. Helena and Patrick are…
  • Aug 30

    Social media and elections: Sri Lanka’s Parliamentary Election, August 2015

    Social media and elections: Sri Lanka’s Parliamentary Election, August 2015
    Cross-posted from the website of the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV). Wrote this note to follow up a presentation made to CMEV’s international monitors the day after the Parliamentary Election, held on 17th August 2015.…
  • Aug 27

    Code4Good: Using ICTs for social good in Sri Lanka

    Code4Good: Using ICTs for social good in Sri Lanka
    Code4Good, Sri Lanka’s first social good hackathon kicked off today, an initiative of Internews Network implemented in partnership with International Alert, and with the support of SLASSCOM, Facebook internet.org, Google Business Groups…
Rank this Week: 45